North West Motorway Police reported earlier today that a van was seen wandering across lanes on the northbound carriageway of the M53.
Officers found the driver to be eating off a plate using a knife and fork.
Officers said that “the driver was actually eating a plated meal with knife and fork – plate balanced on his knee!”
The male driver was also not wearing his seatbelt and after being pulled over was issued with a Traffic Offence Report (TOR) relating to the incident.
In a tweet, said, “M53 northbound earlier today van seen wandering from lane to lane.
“Patrol pulled vehicle over found that the driver was actually eating a plated meal with knife and fork – plate balanced on his knee! male also not wearing his seatbelt – issued with TOR’s.”
In replies to the tweet, one Twitter user jokingly said,”Meals on wheels”, whilst another more serious-minded reply said, “Stupidity like should have there license taken off them and resit in 6 months time soon teach them.”